Mantsopa Local Municipality (FS196)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 64, Ladybrand, 9745
    Physical: 38 Joubert Street, Ladybrand
    Tel: 051 924 0654
    Fax: 051 924 0020
    Web: www.mantsopa.fs.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 4 291km²
    Description: The Mantsopa Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Thabo Mofutsanyana District in the eastern Free State Province. It borders Masilonyana and Setsoto to the north, the Kingdom of Lesotho to the east, and Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality to the west. It is the smallest of six municipalities in the district, making up 13% of its geographical area.
     The area is accessible via the N8 and R26 roads, which transverse the area. A railway line that runs along these routes services the area. The municipality incorporates five small towns, which accommodate a large proportion of the total population of Mantsopa. These small towns serve the surrounding rural community.

    Cities/Towns: Excelsior, Hobhouse, Ladybrand, Thaba Patchoa, Tweespruit
    Main Economic Sectors: Commercial farming, private sector, public sector, tourism
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 11, DA 3, EFF 2, COPE 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Mamsie Tsoene
    Other Members of Council: Mohapi Moduka, Jane Jacobs (Chief Whip), P N Nakalebe (Finance Committee), G M Seoe (Governance), N J Thaisi (Infrastructure and Urban Planning), K I Tigeli (Community Services Committee), S J Moses, B A Maboza, B M Sani, D J Hattingh, R T Mpakathe, T Halse, S Q G Gaba, D T Molefe, L P Moletsane, B E Meya

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Selby Selepe
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Makoae Amos Makoae (Acting)
    Communications Officer: Mr Dumile Nana (Acting Manager: Communications and Marketing)
    LED Officer: Mr Tsiliso Potele
    Other Senior Management: Palesa Moloi (Director: Corporate Services), Neo Raliapeng (Director: Technical Services), Bridget Sebolai (Director: Community Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 53 52551 056
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 30.0%31.8%
    Population 15 to 64 65.1%62.8%
    Population over 65 4.9%5.4%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 53.659.2
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 94.191.6
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.07%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a29.2%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a38.2%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 2.8%5.7%
    Matric 31.3%22.9%
    Higher education 8.7%8.6%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 16 95115 170
    Average household size 3.23.3
    Female headed households 43.1%43.2%
    Formal dwellings 83.7%81.8%
    Housing owned 56.8%56.2%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 85.4%67.5%
    Weekly refuse removal 68.0%78.2%
    Piped water inside dwelling 28.1%33.2%
    Electricity for lighting 94.0%91.0%

    Note: For information on methodology, sources and definitions please see Sources.

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aQualified audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates11 67412 43812 66811 825
    Service charges134 88689 30189 71492 680
    Investment revenue652-531302
    Transfers recognised - operational11 88487 20970 72274 225
    Other own revenue22 19225 54722 52824 098
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)181 288214 495196 164203 130
    Employee costs67 71667 56260 99450 473
    Remuneration of councillors5 2645 5244 9094 889
    Depreciation & asset impairment-50 58723 79530 004
    Finance charges-1 425888814
    Materials and bulk purchases32 15439 03541 89236 364
    Transfers and grants6 76799723 44828 164
    Other expenditure28 305203 49752 941129 530
    Total Expenditure140 206368 626208 867280 239
    Surplus/(Deficit)41 083(154 131)(12 704)(77 109)
    Transfers recognised - capital11 86737 40231 06232 017
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions52 950(116 729)18 358(45 092)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year52 950(116 729)18 358(45 092)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure25 158103 56032 44736 004
    Transfers recognised - capital23 106103 56030 31627 830
    Public contributions & donations305--6 052
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds1 748-2 1312 122
    Total sources of capital funds25 158103 56032 44736 004
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets-57 39552 78269 778
    Total non current assets-674 851707 747743 094
    Total current liabilities-92 94371 33164 761
    Total non current liabilities-52 25447 07330 972
    Community wealth/Equity-587 050642 125717 139
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating87 067104 45429 78453 418
    Net cash from (used) investing(83 460)(103 554)(29 208)(53 360)
    Net cash from (used) financing1(1 042)--
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end-7 19860932
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a131 8388 635102 498
    Irregular expendituren/a32 03019 57755 798
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a5 8333 564788
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

    Note: For information on methodology, sources and definitions please see Sources.

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 67 56260 99450 47348 719
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 5 5244 9094 8894 270
     
    Total Employee Positions 345312319344
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 2626032
    Total Vacancy Percentage 7.54%8.33%0.00%9.30%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 5555
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 0000
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 22222022
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 3502
    Community And Social Service Positions 19118720
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 0103
    Finance And Administration Positions 76355855
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 1305
    Electricity Positions 911810
    Vacant Electricity Positions 3402
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00252
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0001
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 1312814
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 0003
    Road Transport Positions 1231818
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 3102
    Sport And Recreation Positions 424100
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 4500
    Waste Management Positions 36362832
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 8204
    Waste Water Management Positions 87741667
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 4404
    Water Positions 24483231
    Vacant Water Positions 0100
    Other Positions 0141468
    Vacant Other Positions 0006

    Note: For information on methodology, sources and definitions please see Sources.

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/a52.78n/a47.09
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 15 20115 19115 17013 982
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 14 02014 01015 17013 550
    Inside the yard 14 02014 01015 17013 422
    Less than 200m from yard 000128
    More than 200m from yard 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 9172 5322 3392 025

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 15 01314 99014 90412 363
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 9172 5322 3392 025

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/a0
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 15 20115 20115 17012 797
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 12 41712 41712 2858 974
    Flush toilet - septic tank 250250250250
    Ventilated pit latrine 0000
    Bucket system 1 3531 3532 6353 141
    Other 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 9172 5322 3392 025

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 15 17015 17015 17015 170
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 9172 5322 3392 025

    Note: For information on methodology, sources and definitions please see Sources.

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Ladybrand is a gateway to the mountainous Kingdom of Lesotho; the N8 development corridor is an advantage for development of Ladybrand.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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